Period
to 17 December 2018

The median annual salary for a .NET Software Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

.NET Software Engineer
UK
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 643 661 676
Rank change year-on-year +18 +15 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a .NET Software Engineer 571 625 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.35% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.37% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 511 546 620
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,250 £28,475
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £66,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% +3.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 152,666 171,146 177,519
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 96.05% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 122,303 137,777 148,225
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +4.40%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

.NET Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured .NET Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Software Engineer in the UK

.NET Software Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET Software Engineer.

Salary trend for .NET Software Engineer in the UK

.NET Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Software Engineer over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for .NET Software Engineer in the UK

.NET Software Engineer
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Software Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 17 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +6 519 £53,000 +6.00% 66
UK excluding London +54 398 £47,500 +5.56% 56
London -8 168 £65,000 +8.33% 19
South East +30 145 £55,000 +22.22% 15
North of England +38 107 £45,000 -18.18% 10
North West +5 53 £45,000 -7.69% 6
Yorkshire +55 46 £45,000 -18.18% 3
South West +20 42 £45,000 - 12
Scotland +28 41 £52,500 +10.53% 2
Midlands +35 38 £37,500 +7.14% 9
West Midlands +53 27 £37,500 +7.14% 7
East of England -10 20 £51,250 +7.89% 1
East Midlands +18 11 £36,500 +12.31% 2
North East +13 9 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Wales +8 5 - - 5
Northern Ireland - 1 £51,500 - 2

.NET Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, .NET Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring .NET Software Engineer in the job title.

1 571 (100.00%) .NET
2 556 (97.37%) C#
3 527 (92.29%) Software Engineering
4 380 (66.55%) Agile Software Development
5 332 (58.14%) JavaScript
6 286 (50.09%) ASP.NET
7 282 (49.39%) SQL
8 257 (45.01%) MVC
9 237 (41.51%) Microsoft Azure
10 214 (37.48%) Finance
11 211 (36.95%) CSS
12 204 (35.73%) SQL Server
13 189 (33.10%) OO
13 189 (33.10%) Continuous Integration
14 179 (31.35%) Microsoft
15 168 (29.42%) AngularJS
16 164 (28.72%) HTML
17 163 (28.55%) TDD
18 146 (25.57%) Scrum
19 140 (24.52%) ASP.NET Web API
20 123 (21.54%) ASP.NET MVC
21 116 (20.32%) Test Automation
22 113 (19.79%) Amazon AWS
23 108 (18.91%) Web Services
24 106 (18.56%) Git (software)
25 103 (18.04%) Java
26 99 (17.34%) Microservices
27 97 (16.99%) Degree
28 95 (16.64%) .NET Core
29 94 (16.46%) REST

.NET Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 49 (8.58%) IIS
2 15 (2.63%) CMS
3 11 (1.93%) NServiceBus
4 9 (1.58%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (1.40%) Umbraco
6 7 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.05%) nginx
8 4 (0.70%) Kentico
8 4 (0.70%) WordPress
9 3 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.53%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.18%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 9 (1.58%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 9 (1.58%) Actimize
2 4 (0.70%) Shopify
3 3 (0.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 237 (41.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 113 (19.79%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (7.71%) SaaS
4 12 (2.10%) PaaS
5 8 (1.40%) GitHub
6 7 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.05%) Serverless
8 5 (0.88%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.70%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.70%) IaaS
9 4 (0.70%) Office 365
10 2 (0.35%) AWS CodePipeline
10 2 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.18%) Azure Functions
11 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.18%) npm
11 1 (0.18%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.70%) SMS
2 3 (0.53%) HTTPS
2 3 (0.53%) Internet
2 3 (0.53%) SSL
3 1 (0.18%) DNS
3 1 (0.18%) HTTP
3 1 (0.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (35.73%) SQL Server
2 40 (7.01%) Relational Database
3 37 (6.48%) NoSQL
4 35 (6.13%) MongoDB
5 34 (5.95%) RDBMS
6 21 (3.68%) MySQL
7 13 (2.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 12 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (1.05%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.88%) Big Data
11 5 (0.88%) Cosmos DB
12 4 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (0.70%) Geospatial Data
12 4 (0.70%) Redis
13 3 (0.53%) Adabas
13 3 (0.53%) Event Store
14 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 106 (18.56%) Git (software)
2 82 (14.36%) Jenkins
3 77 (13.49%) NUnit
4 65 (11.38%) TeamCity
5 60 (10.51%) Visual Studio
6 49 (8.58%) Cucumber
7 42 (7.36%) SpecFlow
8 34 (5.95%) MSTest
9 33 (5.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (3.68%) Octopus Deploy
11 20 (3.50%) Visual Studio Team System
12 17 (2.98%) Selenium
13 11 (1.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (1.93%) MSBuild
14 10 (1.75%) JIRA
15 9 (1.58%) Subversion
16 7 (1.23%) webpack
17 4 (0.70%) Moq
17 4 (0.70%) SonarQube
17 4 (0.70%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 214 (37.48%) Finance
2 22 (3.85%) Front Office
3 15 (2.63%) Retail
4 14 (2.45%) Banking
5 9 (1.58%) Marketing
6 7 (1.23%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.05%) Automotive
8 5 (0.88%) Aerospace
8 5 (0.88%) Law
8 5 (0.88%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.70%) Advertising
9 4 (0.70%) Electronics
9 4 (0.70%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.35%) Games
10 2 (0.35%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.18%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 571 (100.00%) .NET
2 286 (50.09%) ASP.NET
3 211 (36.95%) CSS
4 168 (29.42%) AngularJS
5 164 (28.72%) HTML
6 140 (24.52%) ASP.NET Web API
7 123 (21.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 108 (18.91%) Web Services
9 95 (16.64%) .NET Core
10 94 (16.46%) REST
10 94 (16.46%) XML
11 92 (16.11%) WCF
12 87 (15.24%) .NET Framework
13 81 (14.19%) jQuery
14 77 (13.49%) RESTful
15 73 (12.78%) React
16 70 (12.26%) WPF
17 60 (10.51%) JSON
18 49 (8.58%) SOAP
19 45 (7.88%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 70 (12.26%) Greenfield Project
2 46 (8.06%) Fintech
3 27 (4.73%) N-Tier
4 26 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (4.03%) Algorithms
6 21 (3.68%) Data Structures
7 20 (3.50%) Cloud Native
8 19 (3.33%) Analytical Mindset
9 18 (3.15%) Social Media
10 17 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (2.98%) Mobile App
11 12 (2.10%) User Experience
12 10 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
13 7 (1.23%) Public Cloud
14 6 (1.05%) Hedge funds
14 6 (1.05%) SCADA
15 5 (0.88%) Reinsurance
16 4 (0.70%) FMCG
16 4 (0.70%) LIMS
17 3 (0.53%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 73 (12.78%) Windows
2 5 (0.88%) Android
2 5 (0.88%) Apple iOS
2 5 (0.88%) Linux
3 4 (0.70%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (92.29%) Software Engineering
2 380 (66.55%) Agile Software Development
3 257 (45.01%) MVC
4 189 (33.10%) Continuous Integration
4 189 (33.10%) OO
5 163 (28.55%) TDD
6 146 (25.57%) Scrum
7 116 (20.32%) Test Automation
8 99 (17.34%) Microservices
9 73 (12.78%) Computer Science
9 73 (12.78%) Continuous Delivery
10 63 (11.03%) DevOps
11 62 (10.86%) Open Source
12 61 (10.68%) OOP
13 58 (10.16%) SOLID
14 55 (9.63%) BDD
14 55 (9.63%) Front End Development
15 54 (9.46%) User Stories
16 48 (8.41%) MVVM
17 46 (8.06%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 556 (97.37%) C#
2 332 (58.14%) JavaScript
3 282 (49.39%) SQL
4 103 (18.04%) Java
5 66 (11.56%) T-SQL
6 49 (8.58%) C++
6 49 (8.58%) PowerShell
7 35 (6.13%) PL/SQL
8 28 (4.90%) TypeScript
9 22 (3.85%) VB.NET
10 14 (2.45%) Python
11 11 (1.93%) C
12 6 (1.05%) PHP
13 4 (0.70%) XAML
14 3 (0.53%) ES6
15 2 (0.35%) Go
15 2 (0.35%) Scala
15 2 (0.35%) VB
16 1 (0.18%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.18%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 97 (16.99%) Degree
2 11 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.58%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.23%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.88%) HND
6 2 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.40%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) GDPR
2 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (7.01%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (3.85%) Ansible
2 15 (2.63%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.88%) Terraform
4 3 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.18%) Consul
5 1 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.18%) Puppet
5 1 (0.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 179 (31.35%) Microsoft
2 17 (2.98%) Google
2 17 (2.98%) Oracle
3 9 (1.58%) Sitecore
4 6 (1.05%) Wonderware
4 6 (1.05%) Xamarin
5 5 (0.88%) MuleSoft
5 5 (0.88%) WorldPay
6 3 (0.53%) IBM
6 3 (0.53%) webMethods
7 2 (0.35%) SAP
8 1 (0.18%) Apiary
8 1 (0.18%) Apple
8 1 (0.18%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.18%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.18%) Cadence
8 1 (0.18%) Civica
8 1 (0.18%) Intel
8 1 (0.18%) UiPath